SOURCE: Big Screen Entertainment Group

Big Screen Entertainment Group

July 08, 2014 10:08 ET

Big Screen Entertainment Group Joins America New Era Television in Producing USA Talent Search Contest for the Number One Television Show on China's CCTV

HOLLYWOOD, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 8, 2014) - Big Screen Entertainment Group (PINKSHEETS: BSEG) is excited to announce an incredible opportunity for new talent in North America to compete in China's biggest television event, a talent show televised on China's CCTV (China Central Television) "Chinese New Year Gala" which airs to over one billion viewers. This is the first time North American talent has been invited to participate in China's most famous show aired by the biggest TV station in the world, CCTV.

Big Screen Entertainment Group is proud to be an associate producer on the show with American New Era Television, a production company working directly with CCTV for the North American Talent Search for the "I Want To Be On The Show" competition.

The finale, called "Chinese New Year Gala," broadcasts live on the Chinese New Year Eve (Spring Festival) in Beijing, China. The show airs between 8:00 PM and 12:30 AM and includes 40-50 performances. The CCTV "Chinese New Year Gala" has broadcast live since 1983 and is one of the top viewed shows in the world.

The talent hunt begins with applicants applying and auditioning at one of six locations in the United States: Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Houston, Washington D.C. and San Francisco. Registration information can be found at:

"The talent hunt has begun. We are looking for talent of all types, from singing, dancing, musical acts, ballet, dancing, comedy acts, magicians, any exceptional and unique talent will be considered. This is such a wonderful way for both of our cultures to strengthen our relationship through art and entertainment. We are honored to be working with American New Era TV and CCTV on this incredible opportunity for finding new talent and bringing them instant, worldwide recognition." Registration closes on July 21, 2014.

Many performers on this show have gone on to become hugely famous worldwide with album deals, movie and television contracts and exposure to over one billion people.

Famous artists have also used this opportunity to spread their influence in China. Many well known celebrities perform alongside the chosen contestants. Past guests include Céline Dion, Sophie Marceau, and Lee Min-ho.

 "I Want to Be on The Show" Dates and Times:
Registration: Open now through July 21st
1st Round: Auditions in six USA locations, July 26th & 27th
2nd Round: Semi-finals in six USA locations at various times in August
3rd Round: Finals, August 28th, Los Angeles and/or Las Vegas
Final Competition show on TV: Finalists showcase on CCTV in Beijing, China, September 16, 2014
Registration website:

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